Medium shrub; grows well on most soils; to 9,500′. Proven Performer and highly recommended for multi-row windbreaks in our area to provide density to outer rows of multi-row windbreaks. Similar in purpose to the Caragana, but without the tendency to be defoliated by grasshoppers.
Medium, drought tolerant tree; does well on most soils; to 7,500′ elev.; excellent windbreak species. Proven Performer and highly recommended for our area for windbreak use, especially for 1 or 2 row designs, as well in the outer rows of multi-row designs.
Medium native shrub with bright yellow flowers. Proven Performer for our area, due to sucker sprouting habit and density, recommended for single row, short barriers, or in the windward side of multi-row windbreaks. Provides wildlife value through cover and food.
Large tree; up to 8,000 ft. elevation; fast growing with sufficient moisture and well-drained soil; yellow fall leaves.
Tall tree; grows well on most soils; best at plains elevations; to 7,000′ elev. Proven performer for our area and can be used in middle row of multi-row windbreaks, for height, and/or fall color – use in central row of design.
Medium to tall tree; grows well on most soils; to 7,500′ elev. Proven Performer for our area, fast grower and excellent species for central row of multi-row windbreaks for it’s height and attractive fall color.
Tall shrub; grows well on most soils; to 8,000′ elev.; excellent for windbreak purposes.
Dense evergreen with bright green/bluish needles, slow growing, good in windbreaks.
Medium to tall tree; hardy and drought resistant; tolerant of a wide range of soils; to 7,000′ elev.; good food value for wildlife. Although slow growing, it can be used in multi-row windbreaks for it’s height, density, longevity, wildlife value and fall color.